Two signed Damien Hirst art works worth £33,000 stolen from a London gallery, police say.
West Antarctica continues to lose ice to the ocean and this loss appears to be accelerating, according to new data from Europe's Cryosat spacecraft.
Riot police have moved in on a large protest camp in the centre of the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, tearing down barricades and clashing with demonstrators.
A comedy sketch called How Animals Eat Their Food is the UK's most popular YouTube video of the year, while spoof pop song The Fox tops the global list.
Syria sides vie for position as Geneva peace talks loom
Wicketkeeper Matt Prior says England must "come out fighting" and not "sulk" if they are to turn around the Ashes series.
A law professor in China says he has been sacked after he refused to apologise for writing articles criticising the government.
An aerial view of Norfolk coast
Google opens its first ever data centres in Asia as it looks to boost its growth further in the region.
A soldier injured in battle says he is determined to make a success of his new life with a bionic arm he can control with his thoughts.
Two rare films from Peter Sellers' early career will be shown in public for the first time in 50 years, at the 2014 Southend Film Festival.
India's Supreme Court overturns a 2009 ruling and upholds a law criminalising gay sex, in a move seen as a major blow to gay rights.
Holden, a subsidiary of General Motors (GM), says it will stop making cars in Australia by the end of 2017, with almost 2,900 jobs to go.
A fire in a farmers' market in south China's Shenzhen kills 16 people and injures at least three, officials say.
India's top court is due to rule on decriminalising gay sex in a country where many regard same-sex relationships as illegitimate.
Kashmir's 'half-widows' - women whose husbands have disappeared
The body of Nelson Mandela is due to be taken in procession to the Union Buildings in Pretoria where it will lie in state for three days.
Medication used to treat stomach ulcers may cause vitamin B12 deficiency, a study finds.
Allowing farmers to use renewable energy technology on their land will help the nation meet its future food and energy needs, experts suggest.
Chancellor is told that low-carbon economy will save people money in the long run